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  1. Is the Cape White-eye <em>Zosterops virens</em> or <em>Zosterops capensis</em>?

    Is the Cape White-eye <em>Zosterops virens</em> or <em>Zosterops capensis</em>?

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    The recent scientific literature employs three binomial names for the southern African endemic bird known as the Cape White-eye: Zosterops capensis, Z. pallidus and Z. virens. This unacceptable inconsistency reflects the contention regarding white-eye systematics. Recent molecular work by Oatley...
  2. Home range and habitat use of Trumpeter Hornbills <em>Bycanistes bucinator</em> in an urban–forest mosaic, Eshowe, South Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Home range and habitat use of Trumpeter Hornbills <em>Bycanistes bucinator</em> in an urban–forest mosaic, Eshowe, South Africa<xref ref-type="fn" rid="FN0001"/>

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology
    Despite the negative impacts of urbanisation, some species adapt to pressures of habitat loss and fragmentation. Trumpeter Hornbills Bycanistes bucinator are a large avian forest frugivore that uses urban environments in South Africa. Consequently, we used GPS/UHF transmitters to study...
  3. FOREST TYPES AND FLORAL COMPOSITION OF GROOTVADERSBOSCH

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the South African Forestry Association
    The physical features of the region are briefly noted. After explaining why the types already worked out for the Knysna region cannot be applied directly to Grootvadersbosch, the main Grootvadersbosch types are shortly described. An appendix lists all plants found...
  4. Influence of harvest maturity on quality of cold stored <em>Vitis vinifera</em> L. cv. ‘Thompson Seedless’ and ‘Red Globe’ table grapes, with special reference to berry split

    Influence of harvest maturity on quality of cold stored <em>Vitis vinifera</em> L. cv. ‘Thompson Seedless’ and ‘Red Globe’ table grapes, with special reference to berry split

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Plant and Soil
    Effect of harvest maturity on quality of Thompson Seedless' and ‘Red Globe’ table grapes after cold storage at −0.5°C and a subsequent shelf life was investigated. Berry split decreased significantly for grapes harvested at more advanced maturities. By harvesting ‘Thompson...